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David Bailey (photographer)
David Royston Bailey (born 2 January 1938) is an English fashion and portrait photographer. Early life David Bailey was born at Whipps Cross University Hospital Whipps Cross University Hospital is a large university hospital in the locality of Whipps Cross in Leytonstone and is within Epping Forest in the London Borough of Waltham Forest, London, England. It is managed by Barts Health NHS Trust. Histor ... in Leytonstone Leytonstone is an area in east London, England, within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. Situated north-east of Charing Cross, it adjoins Wanstead to the east, Forest Gate to the south-east, Stratford, London, Stratford to the south-west, ..., to Herbert Bailey, a tailor's cutter, and his wife, Gladys a machinist. From the age of three he lived in East Ham East Ham is a district of the London Borough of Newham The London Borough of Newham is a London borough The London boroughs are the 32 local authority districts that make up t ...
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Leytonstone
Leytonstone is an area in east London, England, within the London Borough of Waltham Forest. Situated north-east of Charing Cross, it adjoins Wanstead to the east, Forest Gate to the south-east, Stratford, London, Stratford to the south-west, Leyton to the west, and Walthamstow to the north-west. Historically, Leytonstone formed part of the ancient parish of Municipal Borough of Leyton, Leyton in the Becontree Hundred, Becontree hundred of Essex#Ancient_County, Essex. The first documented evidence of settlement is from the 14th century, describing a Hamlet_(place), hamlet at ‘Leyton-atte-stone’; a reference to the Milestone#Roman_Empire, Roman milestone located within the area, that formed a northerm boundary of the parish. It remained largely rural until 1856, when it became part of the London postal district and a Leytonstone tube station, railway station was opened (now on the Central line (London Underground), Central line). By the end of the 19th century, Leytonstone ...
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David Ollins
David (; ) (traditional spelling), , ''Dāwūd''; grc-koi, Δαυΐδ, Dauíd; la, Davidus, David; gez , ዳዊት, ''Dawit''; xcl, Դաւիթ, ''Dawitʿ''; cu, Давíдъ, ''Davidŭ''; possibly meaning "beloved one". is described in the Hebrew Bible as a king of the Kingdom of Israel (united monarchy), United Monarchy of Israel and Judah. In the Books of Samuel, David is a young shepherd and Lyre, harpist who gains fame by slaying the giant Goliath, a champion of the Philistines in southern Canaan. David becomes a favorite of the first Kings of Israel and Judah, king of united Israel, Saul, and forges David and Jonathan, a close friendship with Jonathan (1 Samuel), Jonathan, a son of Saul. Paranoid that David is seeking to usurp the throne, Saul attempts to kill David, forcing the latter to go into hiding and operate as a fugitive for several years. After Saul and Jonathan are both killed in battle against the Philistines, a 30-year-old David is anointed king over all of ...
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Terence Stamp
Terence Henry Stamp (born 22 July 1938) is an English actor. After training at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, he started his acting career in 1962. He has been referred to as the "master of the brooding silence" by ''The Guardian''. His performance in the title role of ''Billy Budd (film), Billy Budd'', his film debut, earned him an Academy Award nomination for Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actor and a BAFTA Award, BAFTA nomination for BAFTA Award for Best Newcomer, Best Newcomer. Associated with the Swinging London scene of the 1960s – during which time he was in high-profile relationships with actress Julie Christie and supermodel Jean Shrimpton – Stamp was among the subjects photographed by David Bailey for a set titled ''Box of Pin-Ups''. Stamp played butterfly collector Freddie Clegg in ''The Collector (1965 film), The Collector'' (1965), and in 1967 appeared in ''Far from the Madding Crowd (1967 film), Far from the Madd ...
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David Hemmings
David Edward Leslie Hemmings (18 November 1941 – 3 December 2003) was an English actor, director, producer, and singer-songwriter. He co-founded the Hemdale Film Corporation in 1967. Considered an icon of the Swinging London pop scene, Hemmings is best remembered for his roles in British films and television programmes of the 1960s and 1970s, particularly the 1966 mystery film ''Blowup'', directed by Michelangelo Antonioni. Early in his career, Hemmings was a boy soprano appearing in operatic roles. Biography Early life David Hemmings was born in Guildford, Surrey, England, to a biscuit salesman father. Benjamin Britten His education at Alleyn's School, Glyn Technology School, Glyn Grammar School in Ewell, and the Arts Educational Schools led him to start his career performing as a boy soprano in several works by the composer Benjamin Britten, who formed a close friendship with him at this time. Most notably, Hemmings created the role of Miles in Britten's chamber opera ''T ...
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Michelangelo Antonioni
Michelangelo Antonioni (, ; 29 September 1912 – 30 July 2007) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, editor, and painter. He is best known for his "trilogy on modernity and its discontents" – ''L'Avventura'' (1960), ''La Notte'' (1961), and ''L'Eclisse'' (1962) – as well as the English-language films ''Blowup'' (1966) and ''The Passenger (1975 film), The Passenger'' (1975). His films have been described as "enigmatic and intricate mood pieces" that feature elusive plots, striking composition (visual arts), visual composition, and a preoccupation with modern landscapes. His work would substantially influence subsequent art cinema. Antonioni received numerous awards and nominations throughout his career, including the Cannes Film Festival Jury Prize (Cannes Film Festival), Jury Prize (1960, 1962), Palme d'Or (1966), and 35th Anniversary Prize (1982); the Venice Film Festival Silver Lion (1955), Golden Lion (1964), International Federation of Film Critics, FIPRESCI ...
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Blowup
''Blowup'' (sometimes styled as ''Blow-up'' or ''Blow Up'') is a 1966 mystery Mystery, The Mystery, Mysteries or The Mysteries may refer to: People * Mystery (pickup artist) Erik von Markovik (born September 24, 1971), more popularly known by his stage name, Mystery, is a Canadian pickup artist who developed a system of ... thriller film Thriller film, also known as suspense film or suspense thriller, is a broad film genre that evokes excitement and suspense in the audience. The suspense element found in most films' plots is particularly exploited by the filmmaker in this genre. ... directed by Michelangelo Antonioni Michelangelo Antonioni (, ; 29 September 1912 – 30 July 2007) was an Italian film director, screenwriter, editor, and painter. He is best known for his "trilogy on modernity Modernity, a topic in the humanities and social sciences, is ... and produced by Carlo Ponti Carlo Fortunato Pietro Ponti Sr. (11 December 1912 – 10 January 2007) wa ...
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Norman Parkinson
Norman Parkinson (21 April 1913 – 15 February 1990), was an English portrait and fashion photographer. His work revolutionised British fashion photography, as he moved the craft out of the studio and into outdoor settings. He became an official royal photographer in 1969, taking photographs for Princess Anne's 19th birthday and the Investiture portrait of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales. Many other royal portraits included official portraits of Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon (4 August 1900 – 30 March 2002) was Queen of the United Kingdom The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional monarchy A consti ... for her 75th birthday in 1975. He received many honours during his life including the Royal Photographic Society's Progress Medal, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the American Society of Magazine Photographers, a Google Doodle, and a British post ...
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Royal Family
A royal family is the immediate family of kings/queens Queens is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York. It is the largest borough of New York City New York City (NYC), often simply called New York, is the List of United States cities by po ..., emirs/emiras, sultans Sultan (; ar, سلطان ', ) is a position with several historical meanings. Originally, it was an Arabic abstract noun A noun () is a word In linguistics, a word of a spoken language can be defined as the smallest sequence of phonemes .../ sultanas, or raja/rani and sometimes their extended family. The term imperial family appropriately describes the family of an emperor or emperor, empress, and the term papal family describes the family of a pope, while the terms baronial family, comital family, ducal family, archducal family, grand ducal family, or princely family are more appropriate to describe, respectively, the relatives of a reigni ...
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Swinging London
The Swinging Sixties was a youth-driven cultural revolution that took place in the United Kingdom during the mid-to-late 1960s, emphasising modernity and fun-loving hedonism Hedonism refers to a family of theories, all of which have in common that ''pleasure Pleasure refers to experience that feels good, that involves the enjoyment of something. It contrasts with pain Pain is a distressing feeling often cau ..., with Swinging London as its centre. It saw a flourishing in art, music and fashion, and was symbolised by the city's "pop and fashion exports". Among its key elements were the Beatles The Beatles were an English rock Rock most often refers to: * Rock (geology) A rock is any naturally occurring solid mass or aggregate of minerals or mineraloid matter. It is categorized by the minerals included, its Chemical compou ..., as leaders of the British Invasion The British Invasion was a cultural phenomenon A phenomenon (; plural phenomena ...
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Brian Duffy (photographer)
Brian Duffy (15 June 193331 May 2010) was an English photographer and film producer, best remembered for his fashion photography, fashion and portrait photography of the 1960s and 1970s. Early life Brian Duffy was born to Irish parents in London in 1933. During World War II he was evacuated with his two brothers and sister to Kings Langley where he was taken in by the actors Roger Livesey and Ursula Jeans. After a few weeks, his mother, unhappy about her four children being split up from the family insisted they all return to London. When the bombing in London became intense they were evacuated for a second time to Wales but returned to London having lived on a remote farm for a month. Once back in London, Duffy 'had the most wonderful war', breaking into abandoned houses and running wild. Only when it was over did he start school, first attending a liberal school in Chelsea where the London County Council had adopted a policy that treated difficult children with a programme o ...
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Terence Donovan (photographer)
Terence Daniel Donovan (14 September 1936 – 22 November 1996) was an English photographer and film director, noted for his fashion photography of the 1960s. A critically acclaimed book of his fashion work, ''Terence Donovan Fashion'', was published by London publisher Art / Books in 2012. He also directed many TV commercials and oversaw the music video to Robert Palmer (singer), Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love (song), Addicted to Love" and "Simply Irresistible (song), Simply Irresistible". ''The Guardian'' labelled “Addicted to Love“ as being “fashion’s favourite video” since it was released. Life and career Donovan was born in Stepney, London, Stepney in the East End of London to lorry driver Daniel Donovan and (Lilian) Constance Violet (née Wright), a cook. He took his first photo at the age of 15. He had a fractured education, but between the ages of 11 and 15 studied at the London County Council School of Photoengraving and Lithography. The bomb-damaged indu ...
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Vogue (British Magazine)
British ''Vogue'' is a British British may refer to: Peoples, culture, and language * British people The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ir ... fashion magazine This is a list of Notability in the English Wikipedia, notable fashion magazines. See also *Fashion journalism References {{Reflist Fashion magazines, * Lists of magazines, Fashion ... published based in London London is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller lowerc ... since autumn 1916. It is the British edition of the American magazine ''Vogue Vogue may refer to: Media Publications * Vogue (magazine), ''Vogue'' (magazine), a US fashion magazine ** ''British Vogue'' **''Vogue A ...
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